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The Warriors (PlayStation 2)

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Press release (22nd August 2005):

    THE WARRIORS Official Site Launch

    New York City, late 1970's.
    A battle rages from the seedy beachfront of Coney Island, Brooklyn to the desolate wilds of Van Courtlandt Park in the north Bronx - and across all points in between.

    The armies of the night number 60,000 strong... and tonight they're all after The Warriors.

    This October, Rockstar's long-awaited videogame adaptation of the 1979 Paramount Pictures cult film classic arrives on PlayStation®2 and Xbox®.

    Step into the world of The Warriors and fight for survival on an epic and brutal journey through New York.

    Today, we present the worldwide launch of The Warriors official site.

    Visit the Flash site, full of exclusive video clips and screenshots, to explore the gang-infested streets of New York. Starting from The Warriors' home turf of Coney Island and venturing up to encounter The Savage Huns of Chinatown, The Hi-Hats of Soho, and The Hurricanes of Spanish Harlem – leaving a trail of broken limbs and bloodied knuckles all the way.

    Watch for more vicious local denizens to be revealed in the months to come leading up to game release.

    Plus visit the TRAILERS section for the worldwide premiere of Trailer #2 – featuring never before seen game footage highlighting the story of The Warriors.

    www.rockstargames.com/thewarriors

    Come out to play.

    Contributed by Sciere (252188) on Jul 24, 2006.

Back of Case - PlayStation 2/Xbox (US):

    Rockstar Games Presents The Warriors



    New York, 1979. A battle on the streets. The armies of the night number 60,000 strong, and tonight they're all after The Warriors - a street gang wrongly accused of killing a rival gang leader. The Warriors must make their way from one end of New York to their turf on the other side of the city. All that stands between The Warriors and their survival are 20 miles and thousands of street gang members. The army of gangs owns the streets and there's no turning back, they must fight for their lives and learn the meaning of loyalty as danger and uncertainty emerge from the city night.

    • Rich, deep storyline including all the intense action of the movie
    • Epic open city environments for massive free-flowing gang brawls
    • Control your gang members using warchief commands
    • Play as 9 different Warriors with a huge range of visceral fighting moves and combos
    • 2 player Co-Op Mode
    • Incredibly varied gameplay with many different ways to fight or outsmart your enemies

    Contributed by Sciere (252188) on Oct 27, 2005.